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Stephen Fry 'hounded off' Instagram

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 16:53
Author and broadcaster Stephen Fry swears off Instagram, claiming to have been "hounded off" the photo-sharing service.
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Maisie Williams to star in Doctor Who

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 14:11
Seventeen-year-old Maisie Williams is to play a guest role in the next series of Doctor Who - and give him 'hell'.
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Export ban on £15m Egyptian statue

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:18
A 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue controversially sold by a council for £15.76m cannot leave the country and could be resold.
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Lil' Chris' 'mental health issues'

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:06
A week after the death of singer Lil' Chris, his family said he had "mental health issues" and a "huge personality".
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Police recover 'missing' Picasso

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 11:06
Italian police recover a Picasso painting, which was presumed missing for 36 years.
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New £5.8m home for National Theatre

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 11:03
The National Theatre of Scotland unveils plans for a new £5.8m headquarters in the Speirs Wharf area of Glasgow.
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Interstellar lands Empire treble

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 10:05
Deep space epic Interstellar leaves the competition earthbound at this year's Empire awards, taking off with three prizes including best film.
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VIDEO: Russell Watson: I'm back to my best

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 10:05
Singer Russell Watson speaks to BBC Breakfast about preparing to star in the musical Follies at the Royal Albert Hall.
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Musicians unite behind Jay Z site

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 09:23
Kanye West, Jack White, Rihanna and Coldplay tweet their support for Jay Z's new streaming site, Tidal, ahead of its launch on Monday night.
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One Direction 'not breaking up'

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:22
After losing one member, the boy band says there are no plans to split up, despite rumours started on social media.
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Katie Hopkins reported to police

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 06:15
Reality TV star Katie Hopkins is accused of inciting racial hatred in Rochdale by Labour's Simon Danczuk.
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How Newcastle's arts venues survived cuts

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 01:34
How one city's arts venues found new ways to survive
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VIDEO: Afghanistan meets London in Hackney's Finest

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 23:08
Hackney's Finest star Neerja Naik tells BBC's Shabnam Mahmood about the gritty gangster film set in London's east end.
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The couple who built a theatre empire

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 23:03
How a husband and wife built the UK's largest theatre group
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Jess Glynne scores UK number one

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 18:03
Jess Glynne tops the UK singles chart for the first time as a solo artist with her track Hold My Hand.
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Mad Men to live on at Smithsonian

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 14:33
A collection of costumes and props from hit US drama Mad Men is donated to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
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VIDEO: Police probe BBC boss 'death threat'

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 10:43
The Metropolitan Police is investigating death threats made against the director general of the BBC, Tony Hall.
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Record sales for Edinburgh Festival

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 10:35
Opening of the box office for this year's Edinburgh International Festival sees record sales.
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Jonas slimed at Kids' Choice awards

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 10:18
Angelina Jolie, Liam Hemsworth and 5 Seconds of Summer attend the annual festival of green slime.
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Ex-Steps singer launches art career

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 09:54
Former Steps singer Ian 'H' Watkins launches a career as an artist with a debut exhibition 20 years after he went to art school.
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